Andy Grammer put this idea to music in a crafty song by that title, “Always.” Over the years I have challenged couples to walk into marriage with the determination that this joining of lives will end in a cemetery instead of a courthouse. Sounds easy enough. But to decide and to live out the decision for a lifetime to be always together… that’s a big ask.
Hozier’s “Work Song” is a strange piece of music. I suppose that’s Hozier’s thing. But it takes a subtle rhythmic grip on me. But the lyrics are a mixture of dripping sweetness and grave self-awareness.
Though He taught them much about how things would be, He seems to say, “But wait… there’s more.”